State Duma speaker Sergei Naryshkin said that he was proud of the actions of the Russian Parliament, who did everything to the Crimea back to Russia, although such open position did not like the instigators of an armed coup in Kiev and the Russian delegation to PACE discriminated against on political grounds.
Sevastopol and the Crimea on March 16 underscored the 1st anniversary of the referendum in which an overwhelming number of voters voted for secession from Ukraine and reunification with Russia. In Crimea for joining to Russia voted 96, 77%, in Sevastopol - 95, 6%.
"I am proud that the State Duma of the sixth convocation has done everything to ensure that the Crimea back home," Naryshkin said at a plenary meeting of the chamber on Tuesday.
"We, all four factions of the state Duma, was supported by the choice of the Crimeans, and their right to live in Russia. Yes, this open item was not liked by the instigators of an armed coup in Kiev, and their sponsors, and patrons. And in the text of last year's April decision of the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe even appeared shameful and samoopredelenie line", he added.
Naryshkin said that the Russian delegation in PACE " discriminated on political grounds, putting the blame public speaking Russian parliamentarians ".
"That is opposed PACE of freedom of speech is a fundamental value of democracy. It is not funny, but this was penned by those who consider themselves parliamentarians, but is unwilling to admit the obvious about the Fact that 97% of the Crimeans besprepjatstvenno voted for the reunification of the Crimea with Russia ", - said the Speaker of the State Duma.